Fermented Sourdough Monkey Bread is likely one of the most enjoyable sourdough recipes I’ve ever made!

For this recipe, you begin with a candy brioche dough, and the strategy couldn’t be any simpler. Mainly, you set your bowl on a scale, weigh the entire elements within the bowl, after which let the mixer do the remainder!

When you don’t have a mixer, you’ll be able to positively combine and knead by hand.

Fermented Sourdough Monkey Bread

After the dough sits within the fridge for a pair days, you pull it out, pinch off little balls of dough, roll them in butter and sugar, let it sit for a couple of hours after which bake.

I understand that the recipe appears lengthy, however understand that you’ll make the dough on in the future, let it sit within the fridge for 2 days, type the monkey bread, let it sit on the counter after which bake. It’s truthfully not as difficult because it appears.🙂

Fermented Sourdough Monkey Bread

I desire making an extended fermented sourdough as a result of the forty-eight hours of sluggish fermentation destroys 97% of all of the gluten within the bread. The fermentation course of additionally breaks down the sugars and incorporates probiotics. How wonderful is that?!

To be taught extra in regards to the science behind fermenting bread, take a look at this podcast.

Whereas this bread is unquestionably a deal with due to the sugars, it’s nonetheless an enormous step up nutritionally and a number of enjoyable to make for an important day.

As I’ve talked about earlier than, a grain-free food plan isn’t meant to be lifelong. When you’ve taken the correct steps to heal your intestine, you see good enchancment in signs and labs and you probably have antibodies, they’re right down to regular ranges once more, you’ll be able to usually slowly add correctly ready grains again into your food plan with the assistance of your nutritionist or holistic practitioner.

This was a purpose of mine when I used to be combating Hashimoto’s. It took a alot of arduous work and willpower, however it was nicely value it!

Fermented Sourdough Monkey Bread

When you’re new to sourdough, you can also make your personal starter, or buy a dehydrated starter right here.

When you’d prefer to make the monkey bread for breakfast, you’ll be able to let it sit in a single day. The bread will rise a bit increased, than in the event you simply let it sit for five hours, so preserve this in thoughts. And, a number of the little dough balls may rise slightly increased than the others. It doesn’t have an effect on the flavour, however if you would like the monkey bread to be the very same top all the best way round, then a 5 hour rise can be finest (those within the image have been with a 5 hour rise).


    For the levain (the evening earlier than you are going to make the dough):

  • 100g natural all objective flour
  • 100g filtered water
  • 125g bubbly starter
  • 23g natural cane sugar
  • For the Dough:

  • 210g unsalted natural butter, melted and cooled
  • 200g natural spelt flour (you’ll be able to sub with all-purpose, however I do love the flavour of the spelt on this recipe!)
  • 300g natural all objective flour
  • 250g levain (from above)
  • 4 massive eggs, room temperature
  • 75g natural cane sugar
  • 45g entire milk, room temperature
  • 9g Celtic sea salt
  • For the monkey bread:

  • 2 cups natural brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons floor cinnamon
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled


  1. For the Levain:
  2. The evening earlier than you need to make the dough, mix flour, water, starter, and natural cane sugar. Stir the elements collectively till mixed. Cowl with a clear fabric and let sit in a single day for a minimum of 8-10 hours.
  3. For the Dough:
  4. Place the butter, spelt flour, all-purpose flour, 250g of the levain (from above), eggs, natural cane sugar, entire milk and sea salt within the bowl of a standing mixer. Combine on low utilizing the beater attachment for five minutes. After 5 minutes, take away the beater attachment and placed on the dough hook. Combine for 8 minutes on medium.
  5. Stretch and Fold:
  6. Cowl the bowl with a clear fabric and let sit for half-hour. Stretch and fold the dough 4 instances. After you stretch and fold the primary time, place a clear fabric over the dough and let sit for half-hour. Then, stretch and fold the dough once more, place a clear fabric over the dough and let sit for one more half-hour. Repeat two extra instances for a complete of 4 instances.
  7. After the stretch and fold course of, preserve the dough within the bowl and canopy the dough very well with plastic wrap (or a lid, you probably have one) and place the dough within the fridge. Let the dough ferment for 48-72 hours. (I examined the dough at 48, 72, and 96 hours they usually all baked very well, so it is actually your desire on how lengthy you need to ferment it for.)
  8. To Make the Monkey Bread:
  9. Butter the bundt pan. Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Set the melted and cooled butter subsequent to the bowl with the sugar.
  10. Utilizing your arms, pinch off a 1” piece of dough, roll it right into a ball, dunk it into the butter, roll within the brown sugar combination after which place it within the bundt pan. Repeat with remaining dough, layering the dough balls on prime of each other. If there may be any remaining butter, pour it overtop the dough balls. Place a clear fabric over the bundt pan and let it sit at room temperature for five hours.
  11. Preheat the oven to 350ºF and modify the rack to the center place. Bake the monkey bread for 50-55 minutes, till golden brown on prime. Let it cool for 10 minutes, after which invert it onto a serving dish. Serve heat or at room temperature.



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